casals, pablo

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Casals, Pablo [(pah-bloh kuh-sahlz, kuh-salz)]

A celebrated twentieth-century Spanish cellist (see cello). After Francisco Franco came to power in Spain, Casals went into exile in France and later moved to Puerto Rico. He gave a famous performance at the White House in 1961.

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